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  • Set in the fictional town of Inthington, 'Elsetime' is an adventurous tale of courage and ambition and is based on a real-life tragic event; The Great Flood of 1928 at the Thames in London. It is the story of two misfits – a poor mudlark from 1864 and an impetuous jeweller’s apprentice in 1928 – that, together, can overcome the odds to get everything they need. 'Elsetime is a tale that combines time-travel with evocative description and colourful characterisation to create a unique and compelling story of friendship and courage.' Steve Voake, author of The Dream Walker's Child. ISBN 9781911427179 Ideal for Ages 9-12
  • *50% OFF SALE TITLE - WAS €14.95, NOW €7.45* The thirteenth thrilling novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, SEASONS OF WAR will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before... War is coming.To avert catastrophe, Skulduggery and Valkyrie are sent on a secret mission that takes them away from everything they know, to a forsaken land of magic and grim, unrelenting terror. It is here that Valkyrie will have to fight the hardest - not only against the enemies who want her dead, but also against her own self-destructive impulses. It's only by crawling through darkness that she'll be able to once again stand in the light... Great for Ages 9-12 / ISBN 9780008386245
  • An enthralling novel of two intertwining stories based on real events in 19th century Ireland and the Canadian Arctic. Two ships Arctic-bound, HMS Erebus and Terror, leave London in 1845, captained by the aging Sir John Franklin. How long they'll be gone depends on the ice. Meanwhile, second-in-command, Francis Crozier, worries about their inexperienced crew. In Derry, little Weesy Coppin dies of a fever but, as far as her sister Ann and brother William are concerned, her spirit returns to haunt them. While an anxious world waits for news of the Artic explorers, the Coppin family try to understand what is going in their home. But, then, one night, all is revealed when the truth literally steps out of the shadows. ISBN 9781788490177 Great for Ages 9-12
  • When Lia, an idealistic queen, falls for Xania, her new spymaster - who took the job to avenge her murdered father - they realise all isn't fair in love and treason. Lia won't mourn her uncle: he's left her a bankrupt kingdom considered easy pickings by its neighbours. She's sworn to be a better ruler, but if she wants to push through her reforms, she needs to beat the Court at its own games. For years, Xania's been determined to uncover her father's murderer. She finally gets a chance when Lia gives her a choice: become her new spymaster, or take a one way trip to the executioner's axe. It's an easy decision. When they fall for each other, their love complicates Lia's responsibilities and Xania's plans for vengeance. As they're drawn together amid royal suitors and new diplomats, they uncover treason that could not only end Lia's reign, but ruin their weakened country. They must decide not only what to sacrifice for duty, but also for each other. ISBN 9781788491181 Great for Young Adults and Fantasy Fams
  • Izzy LOVES all the stories the Ancient Greeks told! She can't wait to tell her friends about Icarus, who was a TOTAL NUMPTY, and the Trojan Horse, which ended a war and wasn't even REAL! So pull up a plinth and enjoy all the DRAMA of the original Greek myths, as told by Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham, in collaboration with the British Museum. Now with even more SANDALS! Great for Ages 7-10 / ISBN 9781788001205
  • The mysterious Mr Tiger and the inquisitive Betsy K Glory set off on their second adventure, from bestselling author Sally Gardner, sumptuously illustrated by Nick Maland. Crumble cakes! A red rogue wind is blowing and a wicked pirate captain and his crew are marauding the seven seas near the island left off the map of the world. A rare egg has gone missing and a very unhappy sea dragon wants it back. A pirate ship, the Kettle Black, is anchored in a secret cove off the island left off the map of the world. Betsy and her mum, Myrtle the mermaid, must dive deep beneath the waves, while Alfonso Glory and Mr Tiger fly high above the clouds in a hot air balloon... It's time for Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Gongalongs to set off on their second adventure... Great for Ages 6-8. ISBN 9781788546591
  • Magic, mystery and a very dangerous quest... Stuart Horten (aged ten, but looks younger) is now the owner of a Magician's Workshop - a treasure trove of illusions and the gateway to seven magical adventures. Except that without his great-uncle's last will and testament, Stuart can't actually prove the workshop is his. Can he solve the puzzles and find the will before it's too late? Or will the looming danger and increasing risks ruin his friendships for good? ISBN 9781788451055
  • Christina Starspeeder graduates in this 9th volume in the New York Times bestselling series Star Wars: Jedi Academy! The epic conclusion to the Starspeeder saga in this 9th volume of Jedi Academy by Jarrett Krosoczka and Amy Ignatow! As told through a mix of comics, doodles, and journal entries, Christina Starspeeder takes us on a new adventure at the advanced Jedi Academy campus! There are unfamiliar faces and old ones too, but one thing remains the same: Jedi Academy is full of laughs and warm moments that fans and readers discovering the series for the first time will love. ISBN 9780702300752
  • Join Max's quest to become a knight in this laugh-out-loud New York Times bestselling adventure!Max wants to be a knight - too bad that dream is about as likely as finding a friendly dragon. But when Max's uncle Budrick is kidnapped by the cruel King Gastley, Max has to act . . . and fast! Joined by a band of brave adventurers - the Midknights - Max sets out on a thrilling quest: to save uncle Budrick and restore the realm of Byjovia to its former glory! Great for Ages 7-10 / ISBN 9781529029260
  • Mickey is the type of kid who's always on the lookout for a code to crack. So it's her lucky day when she spots a strange poster on the bus home from school written completely in code. Within the strange jumble of letters is a curious message, one that leads to an exciting adventure-with diamond thieves, dognappers, and an extraordinary group of animal spies! This book contains real coded messages, can you crack the codes before Mickey does? ISBN 9780192773630
  • The most famous enemies in the animal kingdom finally meet face-to-face... and the fur is about to fly! Oscar is a rowdy pooch who loves everybody - except katts! His family of down-to-earth doggs enjoys giving those snooty katts a hard time. Molly is a pretty kitty who's destined for fame and fortune as an actress. Her family of well-bred katts thinks all doggs are dirty and disgusting!But while on family camping trips, Molly and Oscar get hopelessly lost in the dangerous woods. The only way for them to survive is for the mortal enemies to work together... Yeah, not gonna happen! ISBN 9781784759858
  • Things are about to get SUPER WEIRD. When Melvin moves from the city to Donut (a perfectly round island with a hole in the middle), he thinks it's the most rubbish place ever. Then he meets Rhubarb. Rhubarb is OBSESSED with mysteries and has her own school newspaper to investigate the strange goings on in Donut. (Unfortunately nothing ever happens in Donut so she's never had anything to write about.) But then Melvin notices that the kids at school are acting very strangely. Could it be something to do with the Donut Hole Monsters that everyone is collecting? Soon Melvin and Rhubarb are on the trail of a mystery - one that is going to lead them right into the centre of the donut hole... And Rhubarb might actually have something to write about in her newspaper, if they make it out alive. Will they get to the bottom of the Donut Hole Monster mystery before it's too late and the whole town is brainwashed? ISBN 9781405295451
  • Max is a young boy living in an ordinary tower block. He longs for adventure in his life - then one day - DOOF! - a flying pony called Kevin crashes into his flat, blown in by a magical storm!The storm causes a huge flood and soon Max's town submerged by water. Luckily for the town, Max has a flying pony to come to the rescue, and luckily for Kevin, he has a new best friend and a constant supply of his favourite thing - biscuits. Together Max and Kevin will embark on many wild adventures together . . . This is the start of a hilarious new series brought to you by the creative and inspiring duo Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre and is packed with amazing two-colour illustrations. Great for Ages 7-10 / ISBN 9780192766090
  • Welcome to Twinkleland Kingdom, where everything is 100% perfect. Except Princess Pea - she loves getting muddy and having fun and she's not keen on choosing her own perfect unicorn at the Royal Unicorn Parade. Until the final unicorn turns out to be a podgy, pongy, proud, magic-horned...pig? And so the adventures of Princess Pea and Unipiggle begin! ISBN 9781474972178
  • When the lights go off, the PESTS come out! The laugh-out-loud new series from the author/illustrator of the bestselling DIARY OF PIG series. With amazing GLOW IN THE DARK cover, and a hidden message for young pests to find. Meet Stix, the tiny but heroic mouse who might be living behind your washing machine. But is he naughty enough to join the PESTS?Stix is the size of an egg cup, can jump the width of a dog's bottom, and LOVES cheese. That's because Stix is a mouse. He probably lives behind your washing machine, but you wouldn't know it, because his grandma taught him to always stay out of trouble and NEVER let the humans know he's there. But now Stix has stumbled across PESTS - the Peewit Educatorium for Seriously Terrible Scoundrels - in the basement of his building, and along with a whole host of new pesty friends (and enemies), he's about to rip up Grandma's rule book and make a REAL pest of himself... ISBN 9781444949629
  • Ruby Palace is no place for pets! But Princess Bea won't let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need. Bea gets a big surprise when she discovers a beautiful pony alone on the beach. Bea is determined to find Sandy's owner, if only the pony would stay put! Can Bea find Sandy's home before the pony runs into trouble? ISBN 9781788004725
  • 'If you want to invent something nobody has ever thought of before, you need to read the things that others don't read, look in the spaces other people are not in...'Layla believes she was right to stand up for herself against a bully, but it's landed her a suspension - not the way she (or her parents) would have wished to begin her time at her fancy new school! This is just a setback though, and she's determined to prove that she does deserve her scholarship by making new friends and setting her sights on inventing something that could win the big robotics competition. But where to begin? You Must Be Layla introduces Sudanese-born author, broadcaster, social advocate and mechanical engineer Yassmin Abdel-Magied as an exciting new voice in children's writing. ISBN 9780241440490
  • One magical friendship. One roaring adventure. The magical tale of a bold young chimney sweep and a remarkable tiger, a dangerously hypnotic ruby and a mystical land found across an ocean and through a storm. Perfect for fans of The Girl of Ink and Stars and Pax. Fly never meant to end up in a cage with a man-eating tiger. And though she's sure she's no princess, when the tiger addresses her as 'your majesty', she can't help but vow to free him and return him home. But the bird-filled jungles and cloud-topped mountains of the tiger's homeland are an ocean away. And not everyone wants the tiger - or Fly - to get there alive. With dark and dangerous forces working against them, will Fly be able to fulfil her promise and maybe - just maybe - become the queen her tiger knows her to be? Great for Ages 9-12 / ISBN 9781510107045
  • This lockable journal is full of magical discoveries, waiting to be explored. Meet the mermaids of the oceans, bake some of their favourite food and uncover the facts about these secret, mystical creatures. Read about their secret skills, their special pets and how to seek out a mermaid in the big wide ocean blue. Learn how to become a mermaid seeker, how to care for these creatures and join Ruby, Head Mermaid Seeker, as you promise to look after your mermaid companion and protect their secret and their home. With mermaids to colour, stories to read, secrets to learn and much more, this is the perfect book for mermaid believers everywhere. ISBN 9780241387504
  • "Denizen Hardwick loves reading about heroes, but he doesn't want to be one. However, when he is whisked away from the orphanage & into a dangerous world of shadows, he has no choice. A cracking fantasy adventure which fans of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson will love!" Jenny ISBN 9780141356600
  • Princess Magnolia is excited to go to the Science Fair to present her poster about seeds and plants. But when she and her friends arrive they find a surprise goo monster at the fair. This is a job for the Princess in Black and the Princess in Blankets! But will two masked heroes be enough to save the science fair? A little scientific problem-solving - and a lot of princess power - will make the sixth entry in the New York Times best-selling series a smash hit. ISBN 9781406385427
  • WHEN EVIE TALKS TO ANIMALS . . . THEY TALK BACK. Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent: a supertalent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking. She promises to keep it top secret, but then an evil pet-thief strikes. Every animal in town is in danger and only by DARING TO BE HERSELF can Evie save her furry and feathered friends. ISBN 9781786894311
  • Naomi is the biggest pop star on the planet at the age of fifteen. She's broken America, she's big in Japan, she's on top of the world... but she's also tired of the constant touring, bored of having Westfield shopping centre closed for her to wander alone at midnight, miserable at not having any friends. Ruby is Naomi's biggest fan. She knows the words to every song, she can replicate every dance move, she dreams of being Naomi's BFF. When the girls have an unexpected encounter and swap bodies, Ruby is launched into the limelight. Will she adore her new A-list life, or will she end up as lonely as Naomi? And will Naomi discover she can be a huge celebrity AND a normal girl after all? ISBN 9781407198491
  • In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, the ultimate battle for survival is about to begin ... An epic new trilogy from the bestselling author of the Summoner series. CADE CARTER IS LOST Convicted of a crime he didn't commit, Cade is facing a year in reform school when he finds himself suddenly transported to another realm. BUT THIS NEW WORLD IS NO ESCAPE Populated by bloodthirsty prehistoric creatures and fierce warriors, Cade's surroundings are full of danger. Along with his fellow students, Cade is forced to become a contender in a deadly game of the highest stakes, controlled by invisible overlords. Who are these brutal rulers, and why did they choose Cade? Before he can find answers, Cade must get ready to fight ... BECAUSE IN THIS GAME, FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION ISBN 9781444938944
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